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Henry Bird vs Robert Barnett Brien
Birmingham (1858), Birmingham ENG
French Defense: Exchange Variation (C01)  ·  1-0



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Nov-28-04  Knight13: 40... Kxg6 41. e8=Q or 40... Kg8 41. e8=Q+ Bf8 42. Qf7+ Kh8 43. Qh7#. Great attacks!
May-06-05  schnarre: I loved 34. e6!
Apr-27-09  WhiteRook48: clever for a bird
Jan-03-10  wordfunph:

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40.Bg6+ was like adding insult to injury..merciless Henry Bird!

Jan-25-15  schnarre: ...A very strong Kingside & Center attack by Bird--White's pieces just mobilized & ground Black underfoot. Once 15. g4 hit, that seemed to be all she wrote!
Jan-25-15  Shams: I prefer Black's position out of the opening, but he puts the wrong piece on f5. Perhaps instead he should swap LSBs and play for a favorable NvB ending.

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